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George Michael Almost Sang Smooth Hit With Santana

The Matchbox Twenty star was recruited to write a track for the guitar great's 1999 album Supernatural, and he admits the late former Wham! star inspired him to create the song that went...

Rob Thomas Launching Hologram Experience

The Matchbox 20 frontman is heading out on the road with the Counting Crows next month (Jul16) and as part of the tour's VIP package, Rob is giving fans a chance to sing...

Rob Thomas Apologises After Ignorant 'Black Australian' Joke Backlash

Matchbox Twenty lead singer Rob Thomas admitted he was reduced to tears when he realised the gravity of his remarks on stage in Melbourne om Saturday night (February 20th 2016), and has sincerely apologised for...

Rob Thomas Apologises For Racist Joke In Australia

The former Matchbox 20 frontman was performing at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on Friday (19Feb16) when he began making conversation with the crowd during a technical hold-up in his show....

Lars Ulrich & The Black Keys To Be Part Of Hall Of Fame Induction Gala

It's not clear if the rockers will be inducting friends or heroes or performing at the ceremony on 8 April (16), but this year's honourees include Chicago, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, the Steve Miller Band...

Kristen Bell Lending Her Voice To Rob Thomas' Izombie Show

The Frozen star will provide a voiceover for the gory series in an episode titled Fifty Shades of Grey Matter, which is set to air in the U.S. on 26 January (16)....

Rob Thomas' Wife Back Home After Brain Surgery

The Matchbox Twenty frontman postponed a series of solo concerts this summer (15) after revealing he and his partner, Marisol Maldonado, were "going through a bit of a rough patch" after doctors spotted...

Rocker Rob Thomas Postpones Gigs For Wife's Brain Surgery

The Matchbox Twenty frontman went public with the news of his wife Marisol's health crisis on Facebook.com on Friday (10Jul15) as he thanked devotees for their continued support during what he describes as...

Ben E. King, 'Stand By Me' Singer, Dies Aged 76

Ben E. King, the soul singer best known for the 1960 hit single 'Stand By Me', has died at the age of 76. King died on Thursday (30th April), his publicist confirmed to NBC. Details...

Rob Thomas Slices Off Fingertip In Breakfast Mishap

Rocker Rob Thomas is recovering after accidentally slicing off the tip of his finger.The Matchbox Twenty frontman shared the news of his Tuesday (30Dec14) morning mishap with fans on Twitter.com by posting an image of...

What The 'Veronica Mars' Web-series Means For You. Yeah, You

New details have emerged about the Veronica Mars web-series Play it Again, Dick. The show was first announced in January, with creator Rob Thomas teasing a series that was tonally similar to Party Down but...

Warner Bros Address Unhappy Veronica Mars Crowdfunders

Warner Bros have addressed unhappy 'Veronica Mars' fans whose money helped get the crowd-funded movie into cinemas.Kristen Bell - who reprises her titular role in a movie spin-off of the cult classic TV series...

Veronica Mars Receives World Premiere To Much Fanfare At Sxsw

Actress Kristen Bell and screenwriter Rob Thomas dedicated the world premiere of the Veronica Mars movie adaptation to the cult show's fans on Saturday (08Mar14) as it received its world premiere at the South by...

The "Veronica Mars" Cast Have Their Selfie Game On Point At Sxsw

It wasn’t enough that SXSW attendees get to see and hear the latest music and films earlier than anyone else – they have Veronica Mars too. The film about the plucky high school detective (not...

'Veronica Mars' Spin-off Green Lit For Cw Seed

With the crowd-funded Veronica Mars movie heading to cinemas in the very near future, there is a fever surrounding the amateur detective not seen since the show first debuted back in 2004. In an effort...

'Veronica Mars' Is Back With New Movie Trailer [Watch]

The official theatrical trailer for the Veronica Mars movie has gone viral after the official YouTube page for the movie uploaded it to the video hosting site this week. The highly-anticipated big screen leap from...

Veronica Mars Creator Planning Les Miserables Series

Rob Thomas, the brains behind cult Tv show Veronica Mars, is working on a plan to bring Les Miserables to the small screen.The writer/director, who earlier this year (13) shattered Kickstarter.com records when he asked...

Comic-con Conquered By The Charming Cast Of "Veronica Mars"

Veronica Mars at Comic-Con – just a year ago it would have sounded like a Marshmallow’s pipe dream, but after the movie Kickstarter campaign got enough backers to begin the project (or 2.5 times that)...

Leighton Meester Is Out Of "Veronica Mars". Meet The New Carrie Bishop

Leighton Meester will not play Neptune high’s resident mean girl Carrie Bishop in the upcoming Veronica Mars movie. VM creator Rob Thomas announced the news today. However, the part has quickly been recast, with Andrea...

Veronica Mars Stars Offer First Glimpse Into Behind-the-scenes Action

The Veronica Mars movie is one of the most fan-driven Hollywood projects of all time, so it would only make sense that the cast and production team would grace the fans with frequent progress reports....

Veronica Mars Film Is Close To Becoming A Cast Reunion

Director Rob Thomas is close to landing a dream Veronica Mars cast reunion for the film adaptation of the cult Tv series after signing up Napoleon Dynamite star Tina Majorino.The actress will reprise her role...

Veronica Mars Movie Raises $5.7 Million

The 'Veronica Mars' film campaign has raised $5.7 million.The proposed movie project - which would see Kristen Bell reprise her role as the witty private investigator from the original TV series - will be made...

Veronica Mars Movie Gets $2 Million Fan Funding

'Veronica Mars' will head to the big screen after raising $2 million from fans.Avid viewers of the cult TV show - which starred Kristen Bell - raised more than $2 million in just under 12...

Veronica Mars Kickstarter "Kicks" Off The Prep For The Long Anticipated Movie

Our favorite high school detective is headed for the big screen – that’s right, the Veronica Mars series is officially going to be turned into a feature film.If you haven’t seen Veronica Mars, shame on...

Rob Thomas Worried About Matchbox Twenty Cruise

Matchbox Twenty star Rob Thomas is beginning to get nervous about his band's upcoming fan cruise, because he fears the ship will run aground or lose power on its way to the Bahamas.A week after...

Phil Collins And Dolly Parton To Feature On A Cappella Album

Top a cappella group Straight No Chaser have landed collaborations with Phil Collins, Rob Thomas and Dolly Parton for an upcoming album.The trio will join the vocal group on tracks for Under The Influence, which...

The Voice: Five Things We Can Expect From Season 3

'The Voice' US is back tonight (September 10th 2012) for their third season and is set to be the strongest series yet with several new alterations to the show. Here are five things you can...

Rob Thomas Struggled With His Ego While Reunited With Matchbox Twenty

Singer Rob Thomas struggled to reunite with his bandmates in Matchbox Twenty after launching a successful solo career - because sharing the spotlight felt like a "demotion".The Push hitmakers went on hiatus in 2008 after...

Rob Thomas To Join Cee Lo On The Voice

Matchbox 20 star Rob Thomas has signed on to help Cee Lo Green pick a winner on the new season of hit American talent show The Voice.The singer will join Mary J. Blige and Michael...

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